Amit Patil

Amit Patil

Sr. Design Manager, Communications and Time Management

Microsoft

Microsoft

Amit Patil is a Sr. Design manager, father, poet and has been a UX professional for the last 13 years.
Currently he manages a team of designers in Bangalore working on products like Outlook Web, Bookings and Yammer at Microsoft.
Previously he has managed teams around workplace intelligence. Before Microsoft he has worked for companies like Honeywell Aerospace, IBM , Opera Mobile and multiple startups.
He is an alumnus of National Institute of Design and has also been an engineer early in his career.
As a visiting faculty he connects with students at NID Bangalore and is a member of the board of studies at MIT Design, Pune.
While trying his hand at publishing a few patents and papers, his interest lies in applying research within the industry.

Past Talks

Product Direction

Startups pivot before they hit product-market fit. But what happens if the market shifts after you have an established product? Enterprise products face the same adapt or die challenges as startups. In this panel we will discuss the different challenges and benefits of pivoting an established product including managing internal stakeholders, external users, legacy technology and more..
Moderated by Rory Madden, join the conversation, share your insights and probe the speakers on the elements of their talks that left you wanting more.

Amit Patil
Amit Patil

Sr. Design Manager, Communications and Time Management

Microsoft

Microsoft
 
Anshul Agarwal
Anshul Agarwal

Senior User Experience Researcher

 
Rory Madden
Rory Madden

Founder

UXDX

UXDX
 
Continuous Discovery

How do you take away the bad reputation enterprise UX has accumulated over time ?
Work tools are important and getting their experience right has always been tricky with the complexity and multi stakeholder environments.
In his talk Amit shares some myths about enterprise UX which keep products away from making experiences exceptional, appropriate and delightful.
He will share learnings from failures and how products can re-pivot to focus on the right things that empower users and their organizations to achieve more.

Amit Patil
Amit Patil

Sr. Design Manager, Communications and Time Management

Microsoft

Microsoft